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How to Add a new MSSQL database in HC?

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To add a new database:

 

  • Click the Tools menu under the Toolbox section.

  • Click the Database Manager link.

  • Click the Add MSSQL Database submenu.

  • Provide the following information on the add database page and click the Add Database button:

 

General Information:

Following is the general information required for adding the database.

Database Type:

MS-SQL Server

Associated Website:

Select the website, from the drop down menu that will be associated to the database being added.

Database Name:

Here enter the name of the database.

Database Login:

Here enter the login name for the new database. It will be used to connect to the database.

Password:

Here enter the password for the database. It is normally used with the login name while connecting the database.

Confirm Password:

Here re-type the password you have entered in the above field.

 

Advance Settings:

Select configure to specify advance level settings for the database you are going to add.

 

Maximum Data File (MDF) Size:

Specify data file size in this field or leave it as server default.

Maximum Log File (LDF) Size:

Specify log file size in this field or leave it as server default.

Select Database Instance:

Select instance for the database from the list as required.

 

 


Author: Support Net - Support
Q

How to Add a private folder for your website in HC?

A

To add a private folder for your website:

 

  • Click the Domains menu under the General section.

  • In the My Websites section, select the required website in the table listing and click the Properties button.

  • Select the Domain Properties section and then click the Private Folders link.

  • On the add private folder page provide the following information and click Add Private Folder button.

 

Website Name:

Select the website form the drop down menu for which you want to add the private folder.

Folder Path:

Here enter the correct path for the new folder

User Name:

Here enter the user name for the folder being added

User Password:

Here enter the user password to access this folder

Confirm password:

Here re-type the password


Author: Support Net - Support
Q

How to Add a virtual directory for your website in HC?

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To add a virtual directory for you website:

 

  • Click the Domains menu under the General section.

  • In the My Websites section, select the required website in the table listing and click the Properties button.

  • Under the Domain section click the Virtual Directories button.

  • Click the Add Virtual Directory button, and provide the following information for the website.

 

Virtual Directory Name:

Here enter the name you want to give to the virtual directory being added.

Folder Path:

Here enter the physical path for the virtual directory being added.

.Net Framework:

Select this checkbox if you want to install .Net Framework.

.Net Framework Version:

Select version of .Net Framework from the list as required.

Allow Anonymous:

Anonymous access, when enabled, allows anyone access without asking for a user name or password. By default anonymous access is ON.

Access Permissions:

You can set a variety of access permissions that apply to the virtual directory as a whole. This can range from only allowing browsers to read the virtual directory right through to allowing browsers to view your directory structure. The following permissions are available. And you can have multiple types of permissions available at a time.

Read

Sites with read access will be displayed to browsers.

Write

Sites with write access can be modified by browsers.

Directory Browsing

Sites with directory browsing access will display the directory structure to browsers.

Execute Permissions:

Sites with execute access will allow applications to run.

None:

This option implies that you don’t allow any kind of script or executables to run at the selected website.

Scripts:

This option implies that you only allow scripts to run at selected website.

Scripts & Executables:

This option implies that you only allow both scripts and executables to run at selected website.

 


Author: Support Net - Support
Q

How to Add new folder for your website in HC?

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To add new folder for your website:

 

  • Click the Domains menu under the General section.

  • In the My Websites section, select the required website in the table listing and click the Properties button.

  • Select Folders & Security section click the Folder Manager link.

 

To add a new folder click the add folder button

To add a new file click the add new file button

 


Author: Sahara Net - Support
Q

How to block the sender's domain (Windows)?

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This behavior is by design in sahara net. The command to block the sender's domain was not added to the shortcut menu in order to prevent users from accidentally clicking it. By clicking such a command, a user might have unintentionally blocked everyone who sends an email message from that specific domain. This includes everyone who uses a common carrier or ISP, such as @example.com.
 
.. To do this, follow these steps.
 - go to Mail.DomainName.com  and  log in with the mail address and the password.
 
 
-The Mail status page will be displayed. This will show details including the Inbox of  your E-mail.
 
 
-Click the Options link in the menu in the top of the screen.
 
 
-Click the Mail link in the menu in the left of the screen.
 
 
-Then click  Blacklist link ander mail list .
 
 
-Now the Blacklist status page will be displayed.Click Add Sender/Domain button.
 
 
-Enter an address (e.g. ABC@example.com) or domain (e.g. example.com) to Blacklist then click OK.
 
 
Settings have been changed, click Save at the bottom to update details.
 
 
 
Now service has been activated to prevent receiving messages from specific Sender/Domain.
 
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Author: Sahara.Net
Q

How to change Mail Manager password ?

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To change mail manager password:

 

  • Log in to Hosting Controller throw : Domain/admin or cp.sahara.net.sa.

  • Click on Hosting Services on left list and choose Manage Mail Domains then Mail Domains.

  • Select your domain from Mail Domains , then click on Mailboxes left.

  • You will mention Total mailboxes list that you already create it before, choose your mail manager and click on Edit Mailbox button on the right.

  • Click on Check Box beside Change Password , There are to fields ( Password, Confirm password ) fill it and press on Update Mailbox.

Q

How to Change password in HC?

A

To change the password:

 

  • Click Home and then click Change Password.

Old Password :

Type your old password.

New Password :

Type new password.

Confirm Password :

Retype the new password.


Author: Support Net - Support
Q

How to Create a sub domain in HC?

A

To add a sub domain for a website:

  • Click the Domains menu under the General section.

  • Click the My Website submenu.

  • In the table listing select the required domain and click the Add Sub Domain button

  • On the add sub domain page provide the following information and click the Next button.

 

General Information

 

Sub Domain Name:

Here enter the required name for the sub-domain. For example sale.yourdomain.com or support.yourdomain.com

Sub Domain Type:

Select the type of the website being added. It can be IP based or Name Based.

    • To create a website that has its own separate public IP address and the respective HTTP GET requests are resolved by using the IP address instead of the name, then choose the IP based Domain option.

    • To create a website that shares a single public IP address with other website, then choose the name based domain option. Such websites can not be accessed through IP address directly.

 

Advanced Settings:

To make the advanced settings for the website, click this button this includes settings like anonymous access, permissions etc.

Allow Anonymous:

Anonymous access, when enabled, allows anyone access without asking for a user name or password. By default anonymous access is ON.

Access Permissions:

You can set a variety of access permissions that apply to the virtual directory as a whole. This can range from only allowing browsers to read the virtual directory right through to allowing browsers to view your directory structure. The following permissions are available. And you can have multiple types of permissions available at a time.

Read

Sites with read access will be displayed to browsers.

Write

Sites with write access can be modified by browsers.

Directory Browsing

Sites with directory browsing access will display the directory structure to browsers.

FrontPage Extensions

Sites with FrontPage Extensions will display the directory structure to browsers.

Execute Permissions:

Select permissions from the list as required.

Enable Default Document:

Tick this check box to enable default document for the selected website. A default document tells the web server how to behave when it receives a request for your site that does not specify a specific page. For example, when a web server receives a request for http://yourdomain.com, you can set it to automatically display any document titled default.htm, followed by default.asp, default.html etc., or any other name or type of file you want.

Default Document:

In Default Document box, enter the names of the documents that you want processed first in order, each followed by a comma and no space. e.g. default.htm, default.asp, index.htm, index.asp.  

 

 

Mail Settings:

 

Mail Access:

Tick this check box to enable the mail access for the website.

 

 

 

  • Now select Next button.

  • Provide the following information and click the Next button.

 

 

Hosting Plan Information:

 

Hosting Plan:

This is the hosting plan information for the site being added.

Exchange Mailbox Databases:

Select required mailbox databases from the list.

 

 

 

  • Now select Next button.

  • Provide the following information and click the Add Sub Domain button.

 

Website to Create Temporary Virtual Directory:

If you have selected the name based option you need to select a virtual directory here. And your default selected option selected here would be “Do Not Create Temporary Virtual Directory”

IP Less Domain IP

In case you have selected the IP based option for the website, then you have to select the IP from the drop down menu.

 

 


Author: Support Net - Support
Q

How to Create Email Accounts in HC?

A

To create email accounts:

  • Click Mail Manager from menu or type in address bar: http://mail.yourdomain.com/meadmin/

  • It will ask you for username and password. type the same for control panel but the username should be email address for example: username@yourdomain.com

  • Click Mailboxes.

  • Click Add New and fill in the fields.

  


Author: Support Net - Support
Q

How to Enable/Disable ASP Net scripting for your website in HC?

A

To enable/disable ASP Net scripting for a website:

 

  • Click the Domains menu under the General section.

  • In the My Websites section, select the required website in the table listing and click the Properties button.

  • Click the Domain Services link and then Scripting link.

  • Click the ASP.Net link.

 

    • To enable scripting select the website and click Enable button.
      (Scripting can only be enabled if it was disabled)

    • To disable scripting select the required website and click Disable button.

 


Author: Support Net - Support
Q

How to Redirect a website to a new URL in HC?

A

To redirect a website to a new URL:

 

  • Click the Domains menu under the General section.

  • In the My Websites section, select the required website in the table listing and click the Properties button.

  • Select the Domain Properties section and then click the URL Redirection button.

  • Provide the following information and click the Save Settings button.

 

 

Enable Redirect URL:

You can set your web site domain to automatically redirect any browser traffic to another site. This is generally used if you have moved your web site to another domain name.

Tick this check box to enable redirection for the selected website.

Redirect URL:

Here enter the redirection address in the Redirect URL field. e.g. http://Domain.com.

Enable Default Document:

Tick this check box to enable default document for the selected website. A default document tells the web server how to behave when it receives a request for your site that does not specify a specific page. For example, when a web server receives a request for http://yourdomain.com, you can set it to automatically display any document titled default.htm, followed by default.asp, default.html etc., or any other name or type of file you want.

Default Document:

In Default Document box, enter the names of the documents that you want processed first in order, each followed by a comma and no space. e.g. default.htm, default.asp, index.htm, index.asp. 


Author: Support Net - Support
Q

How to Set access permissions for your websites in HC?

A

To set the access permission for a website

  • Click the Domains menu under the General section.

  • In the My Websites section, select the required website in the table listing and click the Properties button.

  • Under the Domain Properties section click the Permissions link.

  • Provide the following information as required and click the Save Settings button.

Allow Anonymous:

Anonymous access, when enabled, allows anyone access without asking for a user name or password. By default anonymous access is ON.

Access Permissions:

You can set a variety of access permissions that apply to the virtual directory as a whole. This can range from only allowing browsers to read the virtual directory right through to allowing browsers to view your directory structure. The following permissions are available. And you can have multiple types of permissions available at a time.

Read

Sites with read access will be displayed to browsers.

Write

Sites with write access can be modified by browsers.

Directory Browsing

Sites with directory browsing access will display the directory structure to browsers.

Execute Permissions:

Sites with execute access will allow applications to run.

Scripts Only:

This option implies that you only allow scripts to run at selected website.

Scripts & Executables:

This option implies that you only allow both scripts and executables to run at selected website.

 


Author: Support Net - Support
Q

How to Set/Remove/Change permissions for a file/folder in HC?

A

To View/Set/Remove access permissions for a particular folder(s)/file(s) of a website:

 

  • Click the Tools menu under the Toolbox section

  • Click the ACL Manager link under the Folders & Security section.

  • You will be displayed with the folder(s)/file(s) details.

  • Select the required folder(s)/file(s) and click the View/Set/Remove Permissions.

  • You will see the following information on the permissions page. Preform the access permission tasks as required:

 

Select user to whom you wish to assign permissions for this object:

Path:

This is the path of the selected folder. For your ease it is pre-populated.

Users:

These are all the users on your server.

Permissions:

These are all the possible permissions you can set for the respective users.

Inheritance:

This is the inheritance options that can be applied to the selected folder

Users and Groups to whom permissions have been assigned for the object:

This is the inheritance options that can be applied to the selected folder

 

 


Author: Support Net - Support
Q

How to Use FTP in Windows Web Hosting?

A

The FTP programs used for uploading files from your PC to your website or downloading files from your website to your PC. You can download FREE FTP program from here and see below screenshot for more details.


Author: Support Net - Support
Q

HOW TO VIEW DATABASE DETAILS OF A WEBSITE ?

A

To view the database details of a website:

• Click the Domain menu under the General section

• In the table listing select the required website and click the Properties button

• On the properties page under the Services section, and click the Database link.

 

 


Author: Sahara Net - Support
Q

How to View Disk Usage summary for your website in HC?

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To view the disk usage summary for your website:

 

  • Click the Domain menu under the General section.

  • In the My Websites section, select the required website in the table listing and click the Properties button.

  • Under the Reports section click the Disk Usage link.


Author: Support Net - Support
Q

How to View folder hierarchy for your website in HC?

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To view the folder hierarchy for your website:

 

  • Under the Tools section click the Folder Manager link.

  • On the Folder Manager page you can view the folder hierarchy and listing. You can also browse your website folders from here as well.

 


Author: Support Net - Support
Q

How to View properties of a particular website in HC?

A

To view the properties of a particular website:

 

  • Click the Domains menu under the General section.

  • Click the My Websites submenu.

  • In the table listing select the required website and click the Properties button.

  • You will be displayed with the following properties about the website.

 

General Information:

This is the general information related to the selected website. And it consists of the following information.

Hosting plan:

This is the plan name under which the selected website is created.

Domain Status:

It is the current status of website. It can be either Running or Stopped.

IP Address:

This is the IP Address of the website.

Resource Usage Details:

These are the details of all the hosting means assigned in the respective plan.

Resources:

This is the quantity/limit of the respective resource you can use according to your plan.

Consumed:

This is the consumed/used respective resources of what you were allowed.

 

 


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